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African Americans

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As such, African immigrants are distinct from African Americans, many of whose ancestors were involuntarily brought from West Africa and Central Africa to British North America by means of the historic Atlantic slave trade.
According to U.S. Census Bureau data, African immigrants generally do not self-identify as African American.

Immigration to the United States

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African immigration to the United States refers to immigrants to the United States who are or were nationals of modern African countries.
There has also been an increase in violence between non-Hispanic whites and Latino immigrants, and between African immigrants and African Americans.

Philadelphia

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Areas such as Washington, D.C., New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Houston, Columbus, Ohio, Atlanta and Minneapolis have heavy concentrations of African immigrant populations.
West Philadelphia and Southwest Philadelphia are also home to various significant Afro-Caribbean and African immigrant communities.

Malawi Washington Association

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Other nonprofits like the Malawi Washington Association organize by national identity, and are inclusive of all Malawians.

Emigration from Africa

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African immigration to the United States has been comparatively slight, totalling around 3,183,104 individuals as of 2010.

Africa

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African immigration to the United States refers to immigrants to the United States who are or were nationals of modern African countries.

Nationality

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The term African in the scope of this article refers to geographical or national origins rather than racial affiliation.

Race (human categorization)

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The term African in the scope of this article refers to geographical or national origins rather than racial affiliation.

Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965

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Between the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 and 2007, an estimated total of 0.8 to 0.9 million Africans immigrated to the United States, accounting for roughly 3.3% of all total U.S. immigrants during this period.

West Africa

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As such, African immigrants are distinct from African Americans, many of whose ancestors were involuntarily brought from West Africa and Central Africa to British North America by means of the historic Atlantic slave trade.

Central Africa

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As such, African immigrants are distinct from African Americans, many of whose ancestors were involuntarily brought from West Africa and Central Africa to British North America by means of the historic Atlantic slave trade.

British America

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As such, African immigrants are distinct from African Americans, many of whose ancestors were involuntarily brought from West Africa and Central Africa to British North America by means of the historic Atlantic slave trade.

Atlantic slave trade

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As such, African immigrants are distinct from African Americans, many of whose ancestors were involuntarily brought from West Africa and Central Africa to British North America by means of the historic Atlantic slave trade.

Emergency Quota Act

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The Emergency Quota Act of 1921 restricted immigration from a given country to 3% of the number of people from that country living in the U.S. according to the census of 1910.

Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952

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Under the system, the quota for immigrants from Africa (excluding Egypt) totaled 1,100 (the number was increased to 1,400 under the 1952 McCarran-Walter Act.) That contrasted to immigrants from Germany, which had a limit of 51,227.

Immigration Act of 1990

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The Diversity Visa Program, or green card lottery, is a program created by the Immigration Act of 1990.

Donald Trump

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President Trump has declared his desire to end this program.

Decolonisation of Africa

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About three-fourths of all out-migration from Africa went to the United States after 1990.[[African immigration to the United States#cite note-7| [7] ]] This trend began after decolonization, as many Africans moved to the U.S. seeking an education and to escape poverty, and has risen steadily over time.